Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi at the Musashino Art University have created an intimate series of X-ray portraits featuring cuddling couples. The portraits were created using a CT scanner and an X-ray machine, and the students won a Mitsubishi Chemical Junior Designer Award for their work. photos by Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi via Spoon [...]
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Kanye West has reportedly hired Andy Warhol’s cousin to paint a portrait of his wife-to-be. Say what you will about the rapper and his onstage antics, but the guy seems to really adore his fiancé Kim Kardashian. Although some people think he’s simply obsessed with a woman who helps him keep his name in the... Show More Summary
Ryan O’Neal, battling the University of Texas over an Andy Warhol portrait of his late love, Farrah Fawcett, testified that he removed the piece from her home “a… READ ON
A new project presents street photography as you’ve never seen it before.
John Mayer released "Who You Love" as the third single from his most recent album, "Paradise Valley." To commemorate the acoustic ballad collaboration with his girlfriend, Katy Perry, the couple posed for photographer Mario Sorrenti....Show More Summary
When you love a woman as much as Kanye loves Kim, it's really not enough to put her naked and nippleless on a motorcycle in your music video. Just like a modern-day Jack in Titanic, Kanye knows real everlasting romance means capturing your girlfriend's visage eternally in a work of... More »
Farrah Fawcett was in court in L.A. on Monday for the Andy Warhol portrait case in which she testified that she caught long-time lover Ryan O’Neal in bed with another woman. O’Neal, who was in court, was forced under oath to recount what had taken place at the time. Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. Katy Perry and John Mayer are often pictured together in candid shots looking like the two lovebirds that they are, but we have yet to see how they hold up in front of a professional photographer -- until now. A...Show More Summary
A talented British artist posted a video online showing how he created an amazing, photo-realistic image of Morgan Freeman which he made with his finger and an iPad. The artist, Kyle Lambert, said the project took him over 200 finger-breaking hours. Show More Summary
Fingerpainting is not necessarily an established art form or media, but this photo-realistic portrait might make you think otherwise. It’s made by artist Kyle Lambert using the app Procreate. Kyle spent 200 hours making 285,000 brush...Show More Summary
John Mayer and Katy Perry pose for their first portrait together for the cover of their new single, "Who You Love." Natalie Portman says that Chris Hemsowrth's wife, Elsa Pataky, stood in for her during a love scene in Thor: The Dark...Show More Summary
Digital artist Daniel Johns (aka “WorkByKnight“) takes images of computer keyboards, buttons, clocks, typographic blocks and other discarded junk and turns them into pixels for his celebrity and pop-culture portraits.
The Call for Entries for the £30,000 BP Portrait Award 2014 has been published - so it's time to write my very popular annual review of the entry process. People who win prizes read this blog post!... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
A cross-border poll by Opinium, due to be launched tomorrow, of voters in the UK, France, Germany and Poland, as well as British business executives, tells a familiar story about UK voters' attitudes to the EU: they feel the costs outweigh the benefits. Show More Summary
Illustrator, visual development artist and digital painter Kyle Lambert has posted a nice time-lapse video of his process in painting a digital portrait of actor Morgan Freeman, using an iPad and the Procreate painting app. [Via Daring Fireball]
Carl Larsson (second from left) and Anders Zorn (right) Anders Zorn's contemporary Carl Larsson said that when he sat as a model for the great portraitist, Zorn "glared at him as if he would eat him up." Anders Zorn, Self Portrait Biographer...Show More Summary
MartyO has produced a veritable magnum opus of portrait photography from this year’s Centenary of Canberra. It’s quite the journey so enjoy the slideshow:
In this tutorial, we will show you how to manipulate a portrait photo to create a splatter paint and drip effect in Photoshop. This tutorial will cover many techniques including overlay painting, blending, and coloring techniques. These techniques can also be re-used for many other projects. Show More Summary
Gurlitt Collection: Daumier'sDon Quixote and Sancho Panza Anne-Marie O'Connor, author of Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimit's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer (reviewed here), writes an Op-Ed piece about "Europe's dirty little art secret" (Nov. Show More Summary